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SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2012 8:30am PST
and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding systems. another way we can reduce the paperwork and all the other issues tied with the procurements. i live in san francisco. i am a rate-payer. i really care about the way we spend our money. systems like this that will allow transparency, clarity, accountability, and efficiency -- i think systems like this need to be applied to all parts of the city. we really strive to lead and embraced technology so we can be ahead of the game. [applause] >> we are spending $15 million per week just on our
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2012 12:00pm EST
something will happen. that is the beauty and the simplicity of it. it is easy and fun it makes technology find it does not have to be complicated you feel stupid. there are tablets out there that are complex to use. do not use them, the kindle fire is no. 1 and its class of the 7 in. for a reason. people have used it and loved it. i thought we were having four flex payments so i am thrilled to death that we have 5 flex payments and freesia bank and handling. that is why we are approaching a almost 18,000 on today -- i love the free shipping and handling. i love the way that this works >>guest: about to play a game i am new to this game called cut the rope. 1 to stock it is all you what to is cut the ropes. that is addictive. people have been asking me how is this different from typical android tablet? a lot of things quite frankly. this is an android based tablet that is number one operating system in the country. amazon has taken and the typical operating system and made it more simple. they have their own user interface like the carrousel3 showing you earlier. to finish my like othe
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 2:00am PST
-secret submarine tracking technology to the russians. nbc affiliate reporter andy fox with wavy has this story. >> reporter: robert hoffman appeared in court wearing a t-shirt with a rooster on it with the words "born to fight," in reference to cock fighting. mr. hoffman, did you try to sell government secrets? just a big smirky smile from hoffman, who retired a year ago and is trained as a navy cryptologic technician. he is able to find submarines using sophisticated direction-finding technology. the indictment reads hoffman had access to top-secret information which could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security. on october 21st, hoffman is accused of delivering secret information to people he believed to be officials with the russian federation on how to track u.s. submarines using the technology he learned on the job working for the navy. the information included the technology and procedures required to find the subs. hoffman delivered that information to fbi agents posing as an undercover operation. >> that was wavy's andy fox reporting. >>> now, this morning's first look at
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
, one of which is directing the department of technology to host quarterly radio communication stakeholder meetings with the department of emergency management, sfmta, the public utilities commission, police, fire, and the motorola bay with staff to ensure there is clear and consistent communication about the status of the current and future planned radio communication projects, and directing the sfmta to provide regular reports back to coit and their subcommittees on the project -- on the progress of this project. in addition, in terms of the regular projects for the city, coit has directed the department of technology to do a study as there is not a plan for the current facilities, the condition of those facilities, and recommendations on how to proceed for other city departments' requirements, technical specifications, timing and a budget for the rest of the city to move forward for their -- to upgrade their radio and data communications. i would also note that the regional motorola bay width system regarding that project in february of 2012, the u.s. congress enacted the mi
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
these technologies established engineering concepts that are still the basis for our water systems today. europeans flocked here. it was a destination point to see the new world technology. when charles dickens visited us in 1840, he was truly blown away by high water pressure on the fourth floor of the hotel he was staying in. nowhere in europe had he experienced that. this technology was doing something to support the life and the growth of the city. philadelphia, throughout the 19th century, was the major industrial city of the united states. all of these industries used water from this system. and it served as a prototype for many american cities, including pittsburgh and new york. man: new york city went to philadelphia and said, "you know, we're thinking of developing a hudson river water supply -- what do you suggest we do?" and they said, "we've had "a lot of problems on the schuylkill. "don't go to the hudson river. go to the upland and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware
SFGTV2
Dec 5, 2012 5:00am PST
'm going to go down the line. as we get to our military partners i'd ask if there's other technologies that you think that you have that you want to share about that may be helpful as we start to get into fire season. please share those with us. ray, if you'd like to start. >> sure, thank you. first off, thanks for being here, it's my first time being here and i think it's an outstanding venue to meet the cooperating agencies and talk about policies and ways we can improve our response to the public that we serve. we look at title 10, title 32 resources in all aspects, all risk venue, like i said, not only aircraft but we utilize ltax for our agreements with la county fire, to mobilize fire engines to catalina island. we look at resources for debris cleaning, i found out there's a desalization battalion for fresh water, that's an i object credible resource for an earthquake. there's a variety of dod resources that cal fire can provide in a statewide environment. i think the biggest thing for me, there's several scenarios that are challenging us, one of which and one of our fears,
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm EST
. blame apple and overall technology having a tough day. down 13 points right now on the nasdaq at 2982. the s&p is holding with a gain of about five points. we'll have more on the markets in a moment. first, let's get to what's going on in washington. more republicans breaking ranks to join what we hope will be a bipartisan call for higher tax rates and entitlement cuts. eamon javers on capitol hill has the very latest details for us. eamon. >> reporter: hi, bill. that letter does call for the speaker to negotiate, including all options on the table. it is a bipartisan letter. we should be a little bit careful on this because the letter habit actually been sent yet, we're told by congressman mike simpson's office. he's the congressman circulating the letter. he's gathering signatures from other members of congress, as we speak. they expect to send this letter. i've talked to some conservative republicans today here on capitol hill who say their minds are not changed, and that's going to be the group that's most difficult for the speaker to negotiate. nonetheless, the fact there's such
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
efficiency that's been brought about by technology and the new fuel efficiency standards that were enacted by the bush administration first, and then, of course, were increased by the obama administration. it's important to recognize that the eslc report is not political in any way, shape or form. it endorses things that are heartily supported by the right , in some cases, and on the other hand that are supported by people on the left. it's important to recognize you can't just take the parts that you like. you have to take the wholistic approach, which is to, again, maximize u.s. production and to at the same time significantly reduce consumption partly by diversifying our transportation sector away from petroleum. now, the last thing i'll say before we sit down is it's important to recognize that petroleum use in transportation is the pivot point of this entire problem. about 70% of our 18.7 million barrel per day use of petroleum in this country is for transportation, and transportation is fueled about 93% of the time by petroleum. so if you want to reduce the united states' dependence
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> south carolina senator jim demint is now talking publicly about his surprised announcement to step down from the senate. he abruptly quit the president to become the president of the influential conservative think tank, the heritage foundation. >> i don't think republicans will win another national election until conservatives first convince americans that our principles work. i think i'm in a more powerful position than a single united states senator. i wouldn't feel good about living if we didn't have so many new, bright young conservatives in the senate. >> joining me now is steve and republican strategist and form are campaign manager for huckabee, jim saltsman. >> hello. >> pmr. demint has been trying o leverage his position as the tea party's uncompromising man in the gop and that his effort has failed or stalled. >> i don't think i agree with "the washington post" at all. i think he's had a great impact across the country and
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
. want and we have game-changing technological skranss that allow us to do much better care, cancer care of patients. >> what is the game-changing technology? what's handed -- you say this has happened really in the last five years. >> well, there have been major events. what's unusual about this event in science history is it's occurred in a narrow window and across a very broad front. it's not one technology. it's the fact that we can sequence genomes, your entire genome profile in a few hours with a few hundred dollars which took billions of dollars and a decade. we have the ability to analyze those data through very statistical computations structures and artificial intelligence. >> so if i look at it. you show me a machine that now sequences dnas, the size of a large refrigerator. that is now more powerful than -- much more powerful than a machine five years ago? >> well, that machine in nine days, a 24/7 run, one machine could exceed the data generation of all of the machines in the u.s. in the year 2007. >> you also talk about how computing has become not only faster but much more
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am PST
it comes about and if it is established, how to deal with it. and we have game changing technological advances that allow us to do much better care, accurate care of cancer patients. >> what is the game changing technology? what's happened? and you say this has happened really in the last five years? >> there have been major events and what's unusual about this period in science history is that it's occurred in a narrow window and across a very broad front. so it's not one technology, it's the fact that we can sequence genomes, the entire tumor profile in a few hours for a few hundred dollars what took billions of dollars and a decde aid, question have the -- >> if i look at just to understand that advance in computing. you showed me a machine that now sequences dna, it's the side of a large refrigerator. that is now more powerful than, much more powerful than a machine just five years ago? >> well, that machine in nine days a 24/7 run, one machine, could exceed the data generation of all of the machines in the united states in the year 2007. >> you also talked about how computing has
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
challenges that we are facing on technological advances. that has created a situation where the engine of sustainable economic growth and center of the middle -- the good a middle- class jobs are not as plentiful as they once were. finding a way to get them back or at least find a new way to create the middle class jobs that are sustainable as a court challenge that we face as a country. i also want to say that, we should not get stuck -- in my view should not get stuck thinking we have to solve the whole problem right away. t -- 2% growth makes everything look worse. if you were to create the aggregate demand that would give confidence to small businesses to invest again and again construction and housing going, would get the people coming into the workforce and we would start to see reasonable growth, the challenges seem a lot more solvable. i think we often get lost a in the hard challenges of our long- term future economic growth when some of the short-term challenges are not that complicated. if we were to make the infrastructure investments that we need, if we were to do the kind
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2012 9:00am EST
smoother and a much swore solid experience because of the vision technology. ap the advanceu processing unit, at this computer the graphics processor and the central processor large into one. what does that mean? better better high- definition, faster internet. how many times do you get on line and you say the internet is low today? it is not the internet it is your computer that is low today. this 70% faster than a typical dual core computer. forgetting about windows 8 for a minute, we will get back to that. i do not care if this wasxp or vista, amd docorer processor that is a lot of but this means less waiting. if you are tired of looking 8, glass or a spinning circles that will go away. you did not have to wait for this computer and will be ready for with the better processor. you are able to6 c13 more with tea 500 gb hard drive. [reading] [reading] >>guest: something i have not said, the battery life is in extended battery life. anywhere from six-11 hours of battery life in a computer that weighs just over 5 lbs.. the processor power more intelligently samsung is one of
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 3:00pm EST
, if we don't go over the cliff. what about technology? >> bill, i was speaking to an analyst. he says the fiscal cliff is at the forefront of investors' minds. that's why we're seeing short-term profit taking in tech. however, on the long term, there are strong secular trends that support attractive growth in technology. the famed tech internet analyst of the 1990s came out with her most recent updated industry trend report. i'm going to give you a couple of those stats. mobile traffic now makes up 13% of web traffic versus 4% back in 2010. overseas in markets like india, mobile internet traffic has surpassed desk top internet usage. the reason i bring those points up, there does seem to be a lot of internet for tech firms to capitalize on the growth we're seeing within the tech space. over the long term, there could be a big opportunity. >> jeff, is there a group you feel comfortable investing in right now whether we go over the cliff or not? >> i like the tower stocks. i think the computer is eventually going into your cell phone. you can think of the tower companies as real estate.
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
likely to affect spending on weapons and technology programs as well as how the military provides for troops and their families. >>> two australian radio hosts are apologizing for a prank call that revealed confidential information about kate middleton. >> oh hello there, could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> thank you. >> after impersonating the queen and prince charles, they were connected to a nurse in middleton's ward. she revealed the duchess of cambridge had not experienced any morning sickness recently. the hospital says it is reviewing its phone protocol and is considering taking legal action against the radio station. >>> in the philippines, the death toll is climbing after a powerful typhoon lashed parts of the south pacific. this morning the number of deaths climbs to 350 and about 400 people are still missing. many of the dead and unaccounted for are from the southern parts of the nation. in one area, about 80 villagers and soldiers died if a flash flood that swamped two emergency shelters. a national weather service
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
. get your kicks from that analyst meeting. and united technologies. cvs is the cheapest and best drugstore play p i would be willing to buying ahead of the meeting, particularly if you have a little fiscal cliff panic before thursday. which person's going to come on wednesday and create the buying opportunity for cvs? phillips 66 reminds uz house smart it was to break up the old conoco phillips and perhaps put some focus on how hess could be next. united technologies will give us aw fiscal cliff update and a sense of how aerospace is doing now that goodrich, a premium supplier to 'o'space, is part of the family. on friday scotts miracle grow. endless excuse making for missed quarters. can they explain the poor execution? i'll listen, but frankly i doubt it. also on friday we get november industrial production and capacity utilization numbers. did november really matter or was it all sandy? i think prices were stagnant. but i want to try to figure out whether the new boom in cars and homes could impact industrial production and capacity utilization no matter what. i'm trying to un
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
that technology has created more advanced ought mated factories and that has resulted in fewer jobs necessary to build products. there is no question about that and that is a negative in terms of job creation. but it's also positive in that we have seen a little bit of a trend, and we saw apple this week announce they were going to make one of their products in the united states. it was related to the economics underliing this. if you need fewer people to make the stuff, then the cost difficult rerble to make it here versus there i did minute shs then the argument is we can make it. number two there is a national advisory counsel and one of the areas of focus has been in additive manufacturing which is really an interesting area. over the next decade it has the potential to have much more personal liesed approach, more custo approaches to manufacturing that could result in more things being made here as opposed to being made other places. so it is a concern but people are more optimistic now than five years ago because some of this technology advancing actually is starting to be in some secto
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
's natural gas. specifically the technology radically transformed natural gas production something called hydraulic fracturing or fracking. the name is opaque but the goal is simple. tens of thousands of feet below the surface there are deposits of natural gas trapped up within giant rock formations. fracking lets energy companies drill down to release the gas. that process has fundamentally revolutionized america's energy economy in a few years. the average annual price of natural gas is less than half what it was in 2008. large swaths of the united states from colorado to texas to ohio to upup state new york have massive natural gas reserves making them right for fracking. rhetts rebel based on concerns about health and the safety of the process. those battles may decide the course of america's energy economy over the next century. i think there's a real mismatch between the amount of -- between the scale of the change happens in america right now because of the fracking boom and the amount of intense con stern nation, debate, and politics around the local level on the amount of coverag
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
%. of the top eight technology names in the basket make up 55%. my guess is that some of the apple negative sentiment could actually move towards like google, amazon is still up a lot. oracle is up a lot. i want to use a put spread in the qs. >> so dan is bearish. he is buying a put spread one of the most common strategies. it is always good to crack open the play book and review the structure. buy one put and sell a lower strike put of the same expiration to cut your cost. how do you make money? you want the stock to fall to the strike of the short put where you make the most money and where your profit as a capped. >> we would not short this stock here. the way that stock moves from 505 to 590 in a week and a half is danger time. i want to use the k. the q was at 65. i paid 55 cents. i bought one quarterly for 95 cents. to reduce the cost i sold one of the december 31 puts against it for 40 cents. so the max cost was 55 cents. my max profit is $1.45. and my max loss is 55 cents between $63.45 and 64. that is about a dollar away. it gives me a 5% ban where it can get back to. >> key is the
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
like? what is the cable industry going to look like? >> i would say it followed the technological trends that have transformed all the businesses. the first and would probably observe is the dramatic shift from hardware to software- centered systems. the minute you are able to do more in software rather than proprietary hardware, i think that is coming to television. you are right to ask the consumer what is dtv experience in the home. they will talk about a box that sits on the credenza. they will talk about the remote control. they will talk about what they do not like about that, to be perfectly candid. but they will talk about halt all of this will be migrated into software rather than proprietary hardware, and i think you will get innovation. a company like time warner or comcast can innovate overnight, not with the hardware replacement. then, i think you see the other great trend that we have seen in mobile and the app environments. then you are able to deliver a new, interesting experience. you have the information that we all love, but also married that with the pipe. i ho
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am EST
on insuring that we get it right when it comes to technology, making sure we have a trained work force so that we can be the job creators and the folks that seem incomes rise -- see incomes rise. when we talk to candidates, we go for the job creators. >> when you look specifically to the 2014 elections, especially in the midwestern states where republicans have a pretty large victories in 2010, what is your overarching argument against those republican governors? they have led to charges that that anger the democratic base. will that be the basis of your message to unseating some of those governors? >> here is the state that produces the automobiles for america that with out president obama and the bailout of the automobile industry probably would not be in business right now. you have the governor down there institutional right to work policies that are against the interest of 30% of every living person in michigan. this is a nutty stuff. they focus on ticking away women's rights, standing for the most extreme elements of the tea party that got rejected. huge opportunities for the democr
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 1:00am EST
'm not with technology in cars and as long as they don't give you speeding tickets automatilly when there are no cops around. >> and wait a minute. >> with the technology. >> wait a minute, todd, there's no transparency, no rules, no privacy, guaranteed. isn't this-- >> yeah, you say, it's watching your every move and the government is going to try to tell everybody, this is going to improve the trancecation putting. don't forget about the bridge collapse on i-35 and now you're talking about all of these bridges and hearing frail they are andovernment officials say we need to raise money to improve this. it's the fear facr and so we have to be prepared for it. >> julian? >> jonas is right on erything he stated about the safety factor and secondly, idea that you would use this for a gas tax, that's silly since we have a gas tax and third thing the thing you really have to wch out for. collection of the data to mon advertise it, the kinds of things you buy and where you go. the data you have to have strict rules. >> we have that with progressive insurance and the box that tells you where you are and t
KCSMMHZ
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
and environmental technology -- and they get plenty of hands-on experience here, too. bert kohlmann heads the center for research and development of renewable energy. in less than ten years, costa rica plans to meet all its electricity needs with renewables. >> costa rica has many excellent options when it comes renewable energy -- we have solar energy, geothermal energy, biomass, water power, and wind power. we have all of that here in costa rica. >> the lectures are in english. around two-thirds of the students come from abroad. >> i come from nicaragua. my name is francisco leiva, and i think with this course i can use all the knowledge to use in my region, because we have a lot of wind energy and also solar energy. >> the students go wherever there's environmental technology -- even on top of a roof. this solar energy unit heats water. >> what i have here is a here is a hand-held infrared thermometer. so if you hold that to the collector and press the button, than you can read, what the temperature of the collector is at the moment. >> it's registering 35 degrees celcius. >> the entire campus ma
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 11:35pm PST
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KICU
Dec 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >>> scientist meeting in san francisco today unvailed a new technology that could help better predict storms. it keeps track of the pineapple express winter storms. those rivers are monitored by ground moisture sensors and gps. the new technology was presented at the american gee you physical convention today. >>> the results are in from the first test of marsian soil. right now scientists say they have no evidence to support life. it also came from the meeting of the geo physical union. >>> a fire district is reconsidering some of its protocols tonight after three firefighters were injured after responding to a traffic accident. they say precautions that were not taken yesterday might have prevented it. >> the fire engine is out of service for now. the accident happened during yesterday morning's rainstorm. firefighters responded to a minor car accident near the wilder road exit. the cars were on the shoulder and officials say the firefighters followed procedure for parking engines on freeways. >> we have a procedure that requires them to park at an angle to protect the scene >> fire offici
KICU
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
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KICU
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
expert zach. ho ho ho. >> how can we keep up with santa using technology? >> there are a lot of ways. one is called santa claus live, an internet site to check out live feeds at santa's workshop. >> the real santa. >> when he's awake and working check out a web cam inside his office and also you can see one all the time outside his workshop. >> that's his place? >> next one i have for you is nor rad track santa. on christmas eve watch him as he goes around the world and track him. >> they've been doing this for a while. >> the last way is called portable north pole. if you send in information about a loved one to santa, he will create a specialized personal message for that person. >> you sent in one for us? >> sent in information about both of you and santa made messages. >> let's hear them. >> oh, hello, beth. hello, steven. do you think you've been good since last christmas? let's see what my elves saw on their machine. you're not on my good list yet. >> what? >> you still have time, beth. >> there's still time for you. >> let's see. let's see if you made the good list. did steven make
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
that certainly san francisco sits in the seat of such technological developments that are really evolving and reshaping the world on so many fronts, biotech, biomedical, engineering feats. will could not understand why we could not board and eight with the technology available, state-of-the-art information system. for our citizens. thank you very much. i am very excited. it seems as though we are exponentially improving. i don't expect that we will wait another 10 years for similar reports. i am expecting that certainly within the next year we will be 10 steps further ahead. a few years ago it would've taken longer. i am very excited about this and excited that we can share this discussion with the police department commission. as far as the development of justice. thank you very much to all of that been involved. very critical. >> commissioner kingsley? >> ms. young, thank you very much for your report. it is very interesting. some of the questions i had have been addressed by commissioner schwatz's comments. i wanted more clarity around the timing and history of this. is 2012
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 2:30pm PST
but we have done it. once lead certified the civic center retrofit strategies and technology can serve as a model to other cities and i would like to take this opportunity to recognize leaders from all the country and our world that have made great strides in environmental stewardships themselves and have joined in this conference including mayor fong from oakland, mayor kevin johnson from sacramento, mayor cory booker from new ark and hif a applause and support his city with. [applause] i would also like to welcome former governor from new york patacky and thank you for your leadership. over the next days you will learn about sustainable practices. you will network with the greatest minds in the industry and enjoy your time here. be thoughtful. be creative and go out and lead the befl energy and green policies for the rest of the country. congratulations and thanks for being here in san francisco. [applause] >> well, thank you, everybody. and welcome. happy thanksgiving and happy season of sharing and caring for each other. i just spent a wonderful morning with the inter-faith c
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 7:30pm PST
.s. department of education. his district includes silicon valley, the birthplace of technology. mike has dedicated his life to public service and is lauded for his work on education, civil- rights national service, immigration, transportation, the environment, and high-tech issues. >> he is also the greatest karaoke sing their -- singer and all of congress. -- in all of congress. [applause] >> he just told me i had five minutes. what do you think of this program? [applause] it is about time. i want to thank francis and fong. i think this is the very first statewide heritage month held with the mayor of san francisco. let me say something about heritage month in san francisco and your mayor. in the old days, you remember san francisco was known for passing all of these anti- chinese ordinances to limit the movement, the productivity of chinese in the city. we know two things. change happens. maybe the state of california is the state of golden opportunities, where we have a chinese-american mayor of san francisco. 35 years ago, congress members passed similar resolutions in both house and
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 2:30am PST
angels and a possible new warrior stadium and technology and creatively innovate the transportation system but it's the investment and success of the neighborhoods in san francisco because that's what counts. when a neighborhood is strong a city is strong and that is a message that can't be missed and we can't lose sight of that and thank you hud for the grant and believing in our city's comprehensive approach to improve public housing and it's nice that we received two. that'sow awesome we are and i want to say thank you very much. >> well ladies and gentlemen i'm going to wrap up. i'm going to take about two minutes. i just need to thank a bunch of folks and of course mayor lee thank you for had opportunity. i know last time i did this dancing and that's not going to happen today but i am shouting and carrying on but we're not dancing. we have dr. hernandez and chairman and the commissioners and i think allen is here and the public tenant housing and gina and lots of associates and i want alex to step out for a second. we couldn't do this without speaker -- i mean leader pel
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 5:30am PST
, stormwater development -- these are independent technologies. but what came first, most often, was a water supply system. the basic system is essentially the same as we used back in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engin
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 10:30am PST
-packard or steve jobs. the seats we plant brings the vast forests of new products and new technologies and new patents in the future. that is where we have to -- we have to keep our eye on the main thought here. that is the discipline, the imagination, and the investment. that is what makes california -- that is why people are still coming here. they're not staying in colorado, i am sorry to say. they're right here. [applause] >> just briefly, setting aside plunder for a moment. >> i am sorry about plunder. it is a big part of wealth creation. >> could you talk briefly about your turn initiative? >> it is going well. mike rossi is leading the charge. i have met with what i think will be the next president of china. we have delegations from china to come here. we're sending delegations there. this is not just business as usual. we're getting detailed committees and proposals, a couple of the key states. we want good coming this way. we want good going out way. -- goods coming this way and we want goods going out that way. >> are you doing anything like that? >> we have been working on the north
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 3:00pm PST
for a long time, but something all our companies have in common is we use technology -- in our cases, an online platform -- that actually lowers the barrier -- the barrier of entry so people across the social spectrum can engage. you do not need to have a second home in a fancy condo buildings in this city. you can have an extra count that you want to rent out, and you can find access to travelers from all over the world who also do not have the resources to spend money on a $200 hotel bill who want to say on your couch, and that is really democratizing travel, not just access to travel, but also access to the tourism economy that flourishes in the city. >> i just want to address the technology point really quickly. we try and emphasize the human aspect of this, whether it is on the website or whether it is through the iphone app. other people use a device that we built, that lets you share a car more conveniently by letting the richer unlock the car with their smartphone. even with that, we really try to connect the people who are sharing because a lot of people to accept rentals ju
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 3:30pm PST
technology is an answer here. i am a big fan. >> [inaudible] i would love to hear from each one of you with the city could do in terms of regulation to help your businesses. we talked about the tax issue. what with each of you say is an issue the city could help with. >> i will start. one thing we would like to see is to make parking easier. we want it to be as easy to share your car as possible, and if you when your car and the renter cannot find a parking spot, that is an issue we need to solve. there are actually great models from around the world in terms of on street parking or some sort of system to not only encourage car owners to share, but also not discourage people from using private car sharing because parking is an issue. we have been piloting this a little bit, and we hope to actually see something come out around parking. obviously, the other issues we have discussed impact any of the schering economy companies. you could also see opportunities to educate the public or just gain awareness for the services through the city and existing programs. >> i forgot to repeat the q
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
mattress store, it's really not about you. we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. this is your body there. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh, wow. that feels really good. at sleep number we've created a collection of innovations dedicated to individualizing your comfort. the sleep number collection, designed around the innovative sleep number bed, a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the exact comfort your body needs. each of your bodies. so whatever you feel like, sleep number's going to provide it for you. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow, now at special 30% savings. exclusively at one of our 400 sleep number stores nationwide, where queen mattresses start at just $699. >> 11 sports with sports director gerry sandusky. >> they will not have him against the washington redskins --
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
in power, with sewer, with water that are not always proven technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy gene
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
and barricaded the man inside his house. >> tracking your every move. verizon has new technology that records you inside your home. the idea? to caterer tv ads to your actions. some think it's creepy and crosses the line. jim rosenfield shows it how it would work. >> government contractor michelle peters watches on demand in southeast. she doesn't like the idea of being watched in her own living room. >> i just want to enjoy my show. i want to fall asleep in front of the couch and not worry about watching somebody fall asleep. >> that's exactly what verizon is working on according to this patent application. >> at least it's going to be clear. >> a dvr-type device designed to tailor ads based on what you're doing while you're watching tv. the device would detect thijs like curdling, aurging, exercising or even if a pet is in the room. and then add to it for things like romantic get aways, relationship counselors or flea treatments. >> i think it's an invasion of privacy. >> nbc technology points out we already allow our phones and our computers to track aspects of our activity. this is just the n
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am PST
information. we have leapt forward in technology since then. >> reporter: but o'neil has his own questions. >> why did the contractor have it? why wasn't it chained to his wrist with a handcuff in a case that he would, the second he stood up think i need to grab it. >> reporter: i put that to a secret service official who did not answer directly, but did say protocols have been put in place to make sure this doesn't happen, again. brian todd, cnn, washington. >>> cnn newsroom continues with joe johns who's in for fredricka today. hello. i hand it off to you. >> thanks, randi. good work. the hardest working woman in television. >> early hours but we get through it. have a good one. >> hey, everybody. outrage and anger is growing over the tragic death of a london nurse who was fooled by a radio prank. the nurse killed herself friday after she was tricked into giving confidential information about prince william's pregnant wife while the duchess was in her care. a short time ago the hospital where she worked released a statement. it reads in part, it was extremely foolish of your presenters e
Current
Dec 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
think that will increasingly become the case with increasing technology. i think the 10,000 rule may apply to many things, but the exceptions are worth studying for. >> gavin: congratulations. a remarkable accomplishment to follow up on two world class best sellers. i imagine this will be even bigger, "the 4-hour chef." thank you for being on our show. >> thanks for having me. >> gavin: up next, another trailblazer, peter guber the movie business, sports and beyond. he shares his secret sauce to success right after a quick break. business card by chase. make your mark with ink. >> my name is kimberly fowler and i am the owner of yas fitness centers. love spinning, love yoga. i had an "ah-ha" moment. "why doesn't somebody just put the two together?" well, yas is different from other fitness studios because basically we invented this i describe myself as tenacious never give up. using the chase ink card, it's really helped me move to that next level. i'm expanding to a clothing line, yas yoga and sports line and dvd's, books. chase has been really a part of that. what i've learned as a
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2012 3:00pm EST
largest stock market special idahoing in technology, and nasdaq and management talked about buying this once this deal is done. how much, i can't tell you. i don't have a good feel, but i know nasdaq is looking to bite it, fits within its business model, and the thing of the exchanges, pointing out nasdaq and the new york stock exchange, people own the stock, important story, but it's hard for them to grow through acquisitions. doing acquisitions has been knocked down by regulators. new york stock exchange couldn't buy because of the european regulators. >> it's down, and nasdaq up nearly a percent. >> interesting. they could not do the bid because of hostile regulators so they do purchases around the core, and buying this hot spot fx, and ecn, a market maker for foreign exchange, and it's a market maker that does it electronically. that's what nasdaq would like to have. it fits in the model. nasdaq is a market that matches buyers and sellers with stock through the computer system. guys on the floor and computers on the floor. that's why nasdaq is interested. very much in the busin
KOFY
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
will use this technology to spy on people. >>reporter: thinks the 31,000 dollar unmanned aerial vehicle at the alameda county sheriff's department wants to buy. neat little shechbility even according to the critic. >> just cutest little toy i can possibly imagine. >>reporter: told the supervisors she's opposed to the did he advice. aclu attorney called it a threat to brave situation. >> just because we walk out walk out doors sometimes doesn't mean that we surrender the right to make sure that the government doesn't collect and stock pile detailed personalize information about our whereabouts. >>reporter: inexpensive system with camera is different than a sheriff helicopter precisely because of the low cost. aclu fears affordability will lead to abuse. but are we already there? for few hundred dollars you can buy your own camera equipped uav. as for low cost camera keeping track of us they are with everywhere. building street lights stores and everyone on the street has one of these. >> it's undeniably true technology has dramatically change the world we live in doesn't mean we
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
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WHUT
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
of technology. but what we are seeing here in doha are many developed countries leaving the kyoto protocol, and joining the united states, who had left some time ago, and the remaining members in the kyoto protocol are putting forward emission reduction figures that are too low -- something like 20% for europe, which they have already achieved. so the system we started with in bali, five years ago, that developed countries would cut emissions by 5% to 20%, a similar effort under the convention. >> the u.s. did not sign onto the kyoto protocol? >> under bush, they agreed they would do similar to would be to recall program -- joke part of all members would do -- tkyoto protocol but never signed on. now each country puts forward whenever it can do, and that will not be challenged. this is not based on science. as a result we have very low emissions coming from developed countries, which means they are showing a bad example to developing countries who would want to do more, but seeing that leaders are not living up to their expectations, this has repressed their ability to do more in terms of
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
november 22nd. the u.s. believes the rocket is a cover to test missile technology. >>> president obama is speaking out against ongoing unrest in egypt. he has called egyptian president mohamed morsi to express concern about recent protests that have resulted in numerous deaths and injuries, calling the violence unacceptable. president obama did welcome morsi's call for talks with opposition leaders. this comes after a violent week in cairo. on wednesday night, six were killed and nearly 700 injured in protest outside morsi's palace. >>> this morning d.c. mayor vincent gray will announce a new flood prevention for bloomingdale. this comes after flash floods swamped that neighborhood last summer. it would put storage tanks at the former mcmillan sand filtration plant, capable of holding 3 million gallons each. crews will also dig a six block tunnel under first street that could store 6 million gallons of storm water.king for ways to ease traffic and make road im. p -- improvements, and they want uncle sam to foot the bill. the government's shift to fort belvoir put a heavy burden on alre
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
been brought about by technology and the new fuel efficiency standards that were enacted by the bush administration and were increased by the obama administration. the report is not political in any way shape or form. it endorses things that are supported by the right in some cases and that are supported by people on the left. you cannot just take the parts that you like. you have to take the holistic approach, to maximize u.s. production and to reduce consumption partly by diversifying our transportation sector away from petroleum. the last thing i will say is that petroleum use in transportation is the pivot point of this entire problem. 70% of our use of petroleum in this country is for transportation. transportation is fueled about 93% of the time by petroleum. if you want to reduce the united states' dependence on imported petroleum and the related geopolitical issues, particularly in an issue when rising demand is creating a potential conflict for these resources, then you have to recognize transportation has to be diversified away from petroleum or the prices are set on the wo
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 2:00am PST
in the newer in future. it's a new technology that allows a person to read text messages on a lens. the lens uses wireless technology to receive instant messages and images from cell phones and computers. the technology could be available to consumers in a couple of years. >> let's get one last check on the weather with leigh glaser. >> leigh: back east, the first snows of the season getting ready to hit the great l towards minneapolis. 33 degrees tomorrow. they're expecting six inches of snow. denver also, tricky travel. snow expected. 24 degrees and rain in seattle, 46 expected high. now, if you're traveling across california, remember that dense fog throughout the sawn -- san joaquin valley tomorrow morning. by tomorrow afternoon wi you should start to see sunshine. l.a. very warm tomorrow. 70 degrees. palm springs, 74. high pressure building in, bringing us offshore winds and also into southern california so red flag warning is up for the l.a. basin, ventura county, the mountains there, as well as san fernando valley, santa monica. until tuesday, and they're expecting very strong winds t
SFGTV2
Dec 1, 2012 7:30pm PST
initiative launched by then the hhs health and human services chief technology officer todd park, we sought to have a health data palooza proceeded by health data jambs or modeling sessions, jams sounded more fun, we can invite entrepreneurs in and see what can be done and created real products within a few months. that is being rolled out at education, energy, treasury, u.s. aid, other agencies as well. these programs are celebrating the use of open data and hopefully will provide some additional support. i think there are even folks here who have been part of these events. we're excited for that continued support and hope you can all join this initiative in the neutral. -- future. >> so, earlier you were talking a little about kind of how san francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of the other cities that are doing really well in terms of open data? >> i should be clear. when san francisco is third, we have a pact. i'll add to that actually. what's great in san francisco is there is not just going to
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 4:30pm PST
and our technology companies, that we want to embrace technology as a way to announce this. so with that i am going to do the first tweet. tweeting. the new hash tag we would like everybody in the bay area to also utilize in their effort to go viral on this. there it goes. hopefully it goes on there. the hash tag sf super bowl! [applause] >> this is one example. facebook, google plus, instagram. we have all these wires in having people talk to us. what would they want and establish it, what kind of events that will help us be even more philanthropic about this. san francisco, santa clara, san jose, we want that effort to insight people to take this opportunity to join our nfl, join our 49ers, to join all of our sports crazy efforts and education efforts and all the things that we really reflect success in the san francisco bay area to join us in promoting this event and making sure that when we are ready to submit our bid to the nfl in may of next year that we will have created a community-based bay area wide effort to reflect on this wonderful opportunity. right now it is only an invitati
SFGTV2
Dec 6, 2012 9:00pm PST
to be held hostage by a vendor or by technology. this data belongs to our constituents. we are simply stewards of it. in closing, i want to thank the hatchery, i want to thank our city leadership, mayor, as well as president chiu and partnering with us on this legislation. and i want to thank all of you in our community who have really done amazing things with this data. it's just a celebration of the good work that you're doing that we're here. open data would not exist without our community. so, with that, i'm going to actually hand it off to 100 plus to do a really quick demo and then we're going to do a little q & a and we'll have them come up next. >> 100 plus, we're based here in san francisco. we are interested in small healthy behaviors, ways to be healthy that don't involve going to the gym. we created a system where we recommend hops or help opportunities. these are little activities and places that are seed by users and served to other users based on location. and we used open data to seed our entire system. so, we input over a thousand things from open data including parks
SFGTV2
Dec 6, 2012 9:30pm PST
in this innovation space, people matter. like you can build technology you want, platform you want, that's great. it's the people who are doing it that matter and they're going to get stuff done. this has some of the best people, shannon and jay are doing t. they've been doing it awhile so they know what they're doing. it's great. last year i was building this adopted tree app and i found it on the data portal. it had like some weird geo data like it was in some form i couldn't use. i just dropped jay a note and like within 24 hours i got the data fixed and it was perfect. so, it's those kind of relationships that matter and having the right people in place. so, i think the chief data officer, these guys will end up joining a rock star team. >> not a question, but just a comment to say thanks to the city's innovation office. we're a small company from ireland called building i. we take permit data from cities and show it to anyone who wants to see it. we started off in ireland, discovered the san francisco data and came over here and now we've got an office up and running here with san francisco da
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm PST
,000 gallons a day. it is the beginning of understanding and feeling comfortable with this technology that can be scaled up into eco districts and community scale systems, campus-type systems where in those situations when the water is reused and the numbers are much higher, 50,000, 100,000, 200,000 gallons a day, imagine the savings on that that you're getting. you're not purchasing freshwater and you're not using the sewer and being charged appropriately. this wastewater processing and reuse technology is cutting edge. and although it's been successfully implemented in other cities, it will be one of the first such installations in an urban office building. >> here is a city agency that treats wastewater, but they send no wastewater to the treatment facility. that says a lot. >> it's got a 12 gallon per day occupancy using 5,000 gallons per day with a building officing 1,000 people. that turns out to save over 2.7 million gallons a year. >> the public utilities commission runs water, power and sewer services for san francisco. we can't afford to be out of business after an earthquake. so, we
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
floor of this office building. ,d this building targeting the university of management and technology. n at the school had his house raided as well. thousands of degrees have been to the school. advertises itself as military g militaryceptin personnel using the g.i. bill -- epting military personnel using the g.i. bill. they were hard-pressed to find anyone in the building who had heard of it. have you heard of the university of management and technology? >> never heard of it. have you ever heard of the university of management and technology? >> they offer online classes. the director told us the respected.is well in academic dean was nearby arlington. todayme was also raided , who refused to say what they were looking for. i was out getting my mail. as anyone about it. he does not face any charges. officials say they are not to release any more information at this point about what they may or may not have during their raids today. reporting live, i'm gail huff, .bc 7 news the guardian angels have decided to patrol a where a boy was shot at a bus stop. they plan to be there over the nex
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
this missile? i have progressively gained better technology over time and progressively gained back during number of methods over a number of years and decades. .. the announcement of radar for the ally. do you have an update on that program and other efforts underway or envisioned to increase broadly missile defense, our pasture there, and that of our allies and partners. >> well, yes, i have nothing further to add they are can wanted to discuss that with our allies to determine the times and location so i have nothing more than that. when it comes to missile ballistic defense, there's a problem that affects our partners, allies in the region, as well as the homeland in that we'll continue to wait for opportunity to be able to strengthen our partnerships and our capabilities with our allies to be able to deal with the threats as they e emerge. we're going that today. >> intercepters, anything else? >> at this point in time, i'm not prepared to talk about any of the details of that. i would just say that we continue to look for opportunities to improve our capabilities as the threat set ch
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:30pm EST
point to the work of todd park, the new chief technology officer who made a name for themselves at the department of health and human services by posting hacker thongs for he would invite developers to take data and build apps and visualizations and business opportunities on that data. he has is the administration's chief technology up there continue that practice. treasury hosted the first such event on finance data bus friday although treasury required the administration to change the event to reconvening, which is much less threatening for those who are used to keeping data close instead of making data public. those events are allowed the office of science and technology policy to identify work apps are. you can discuss value in a couple different ways. primarily whether it is valuable to democracy and people holding the government accountable, or valuable to companies such as members of my coalition of want to use it for new business opportunities or both. our coalition focuses on both vote for democracy and business opportunities are still not disclosed or standardized. alt
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm EST
breath. but holding up. >> yes, so far. technology one of the few bright spots with apple rebounding after that huge decline we saw yesterday. its worst day in four years. it's got everybody on wall street scratching their heads trying to figure out what the problem is with apple. at any rate, here's where we stands right now. sort of a meandering day for the markets. some economic data out this morning. the market responding to that. then a sideways move after that. the nasdaq benefitting from the rebound in technology yesterday. up 11.5 points on the thatnasda. the s&p is also trading higher. there it is. up 2.5 points on the s&p. >> meanwhile, bullish sentiment at an eight-month high right now. equity allocation is still at the lowest level of the year according to the american association of individual investors survey that was out this weekend. stock in a wait-and-see mode. totally understandable until these fiscal issues are resolved. >> but don't just sit on your hands. there is money to be made if you can find the opportunities. let's find out where they are in today's "closi
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
look next. all energy development comes with some risk, but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> 5%, that's the number of cases the supreme court argues to hear -- agrees to hear out of all the ones appealed to it. and now same-sex debate will be part of that small group of cases. but the questions are swirling now. who will the court hear arguments from? will it come down strongly and clearly for or against gay marriage or will it rule narrowly, sending the cases back to lower courts for further deliberation? attorney ka
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:45am EST
important technological changes. obviously there was steam. steam have been around for generation or more. the application of universal use of steam and warships both on the blockade and those attempting to run the blockades, rifled guns just as rifled muskets. rifled artillery extended the range and accuracy of the ship can it. thereby elevating the impact of warships over guns ashore. going into the civil war the general notion was 10 guns ashore will defeat 10 guns upload every time. mainly because they don't sink. but with the new rifle, ordnance and explosive shells changes the balance of the. and, of course, the one that everybody recalls is armor. ship armor. we talked last time i think about that. the famous battle. and even the emergence of the suffering. so technologically there's all this going on. but also, and you mentioned manpower, the size of the navy dramatically -- were used to -- 16,000, at sea, they community began with 42 ships. the confederacy began for practical persons -- purposes with known to both are dramatically expanding the size, and that means bringing more
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
's been a lagging indicator of technology. mind you, i just had to jump out after cab and run seven blocks in midtown manhattan because a traffic light froze in the red position and that flummoxes about a dozen new york city police officers. i ran alongside -- might as well have been 1880. here we are talking about apple tv. at some point in technology, we got to even up the technology gap. >> thanks so much for being with us, brian. can you see brian's entire exclusive interview with tim cook on rock center, 10:00 p.m. eastern time on nbc. >> can't wait. >>> let's dig a little deeper with our all-star apple panel right now. apple supply chain expert brian blair is with us. he's with wedge partners. cnbc's jon fortt is here. and today's "power lunch" contributor is jim iuorio. jim, i'm going to start with you, if i could. how do you feel about apple? i'm starting with you really because the rebound in the stock, everybody's talking about it down here. what do you make of that? >> as a company i feel great about apple but i have to push that aside because we're talking about the stock price
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
that they have the capacity to be able to build and have the missile technology to be able to use it in ways of their choosing down the road. and this, as i said earlier, would be very destabilizing, i think, to not only the region, but to the international security environment. who's helping them in my assessment of their ability to be able to launch this missile? i think that they have progressively gained better technology over time, and they have progressively gained that through a number of methods over a number of years and decades. to the degree that they will be more successful than they were last time in such a short period of time and how that -- what they've done to correct it, i can't tell you how they assess that. we'll just have to -- should they choose to go ahead with it, we'll just have to see how it goes. >> -- moving into the region to monitor this? >> well, i won't go into the specifics of how we or our allies position ourselves to insure that we understand what's happening, but we do watch this very carefully, watch it very closely. of course, in my role as the pa-com co
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
at the forefront of anything that could help us from the technology world. we got the database together back in the early '80s and were one of the first to go onto a computer system. so once you got -- we wrapped our mind around that project, then we were able to make the store more profitable. but over the years, um, well, most recently is that in order to diversify we started our own digital book-on-demand business called the troy bookmakers where we make books. we literally physically make books. we take the manuscript, we format it into a book, we print the pages, we dip it in glue, we trim it up, slap a cover on it, and we make beautiful books. for our local authors that want to self-publish and also for some of the, you know, for some of the professors that want to do textbooks, for people that want to do family cookbook, you name it. but we stay, we've stayed right at the cutting edge of digital printing technology. and the other avenue that we've gone down to to stay on top of things is we've started our own publishing company called staff picks press. and the inspiration for it was,
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 6:45am EST
that you go, the technology is that difference. you cannot duplicate. if you have been on the sidelines if it has a large charging base you do not need to plug this, batteries are included pop this in your suitcase when you travel i keep mine in my handbag i used to wrap my toothbrush and toilet paper. or cute. gibbons' that i have made to iceland summit. 6 c13 is fun and functional. you want to get colors and stains off of your teeth. you can use your toothbrush effectively. daughter had a problem with cartertartar but the last time we that dentist said her teeth are in better shape because of technology. you know with your teeth feel fresh and clean and polish? that is the feeling you are going to get with slim summit. >>host: and there are seven reasons to get this. --and there are so many reasons to get--that is the feeling you are going to get with slim sonic. >>host: you have three gifts under $10 each. head and you get three additional brush had spurteheads. when you need more we sell five tax-free this is a smart choice we are prescient the ortiz, and fresh breath but some
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
to the fore, the industry here in north america is coming greater scrutiny. this technology has been around for 30 years. it is proven to be safe, but the greater the technology the better. keep in mind natural gas well more than $100 a barrel 10 years ago. it is the old addage. high prices are the best cure for high prices. in the past 10 years we brought the technology along where we have this abundance of gas. clearly with the environmental concerns the industry will certainly solve the problem. the profit mode is just too great. melissa: let me ask you about poland. it was one of the most promising plays early on, when they went in and looked around they didn't have as much resources than they thought that is pretty unusual. i found covering this industry for years generally people underestimate what's there. so in this case they overestimated. what happened? >> well, i think right here compared to the united states, we've been punching holes in the fwroupd for the past 15, 20, 30 years. so we have a fairly good idea of the geology. this is all a geology play. so with regards to poland
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
. not the only canary in the coal mine. >> i think we have to get a grip on technology. high-frequency trading. night securities, the flash crash. nasdaq and facebook and all of these problems are steamrolling, and there has to be some orderly mechanism by which people use the technology according to well established rules. gerri: technology is just out of control. and regulators like treasury secretary tim geithner and federal reserve chairman ben bernanke have written accelerating automation of the markets may threaten their very stability. in an annual report of the federal stability oversight council, the evolution of the markets could lead to an unintended errors cascading through the financial system. that sounds like a big fat disaster. i want a system where regular investors can trade stocks and not be worried about coming out on the short end of the stick. the stock markets were developed in this country as a mechanism for raising capital pricing assets. let's get back to that. coming up to mike in washington actually learn a lesson from florida? next, how cherry's could be the latest
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
. >> technology worst performing sector. many social media stocks of bucking that trend. yelp, facebook, zynga and groupon up 23%. dave: facebook pushing close to 30. a lot of people happy about that. michigan lawmakers passing right to work bills despite protests. a longtime supporter of right to work was, michigan state senator is here with the inside story behind the move that took a lot of folks by surprise. right to work in michigan, the home of the united autoworkers. the stakes are changing. we will talk to him coming the. >> oppenheimer fund economist brian leverett on the 60-40 portfolio. he says it will bring you profits beyond the fiscal cliff. dave: an exciting our coming up. we will tell you what drove the markets today with today's data download. of next week on wall street following better than expected november jobs report. the dow and s&p ending prior to eke out weekly gains, the nasdaq closed in the red ending down 1% a lot of that because of what happened to apple. financial and industrial for this week's top performing sectors while materials and technology lad a bit. the u
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
the advanced technology of adt starting at just $99 and save $300. with adt, you get 24/7 fast response monitoring that helps protect you from burglary, fire, and high levels of carbon monoxide. plus remote access to your home. even control your thermostat to help save energy and money. get adt installed starting at just $99. that's a $300 savings. you may even save up to 20% on your homeowners insurance. for everything that matters most. adt. always there. >> world watches with concerns over a chemical weapons massacre. amateur video from the syrian capital of damascus. bashar assad's power base. rebels have been trying to supply lines, as the bullets fly behind the scenes a political maneuvering continues. ourselves hillary clinton met yesterday with her russian counterpart and the united nations peace envoy to discuss the next steps for syria. the united states has insisted president assad must go. the russians have been against the idea. the u.s. is not going to cause budge on this one the yatsd stands with the american people in insisting that process result in a unified democratic
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
it is a cover for testing ballistic missal technology. >>> one week after a murder-suicide involving the kansas city chiefs player more sad news rocking the nfl. dallas cowboys ease nose tackle josh brent under arrest after a car crash that killed his teammate jerry brown. brown was just 25 years old. he was a member of the cowboys' practice squad. dominique is live in l.a. with the latest. dominique? >> hi, rick. jerry brown was a practice squad line backer. he was killed in the one-car accident around 2:20 in the morning in the dallas suburb of irving. his teammate josh brent was behind the wheel, and just the two of them were in the vehicle. the police department described how the accident unfolded. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip at least one time. the vehicle ultimately came to rest on its top once it slid back into the roadway and came to rest in the center of the service road. >> they say brown pictured here during his college days was found unrespon
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
the technology to spy on citizen autos this is a case of technology getting ahead of society aassumptions about pry vassy. sheriff departments have been able to fly these pretty much whenever they wanted this, is the unmanned aerial vehicle the sheriff's department wants to buy. battery powered drown carries a camera, and can fly short distances at very little cost. and with a home land security grant its small and light. >> the sheriff says it would a tool p search and rescues. >> we're looking for people and individuals at risk. >> the sheriff's department is said the device could be used for information gathering. this is a red flag the attorney got up to argue gus that such a system needs strict rules. perhaps a warrant from a judge before it could be used. >> because technology makes it cheaper, and easy. that is why we need your oversight. >> aclu objections came after the sheriff had pulled the item. the sheriff said waits a mistake to switch to a vote without a public hearing on privacy concerns. >> no date has been set. coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00 we're going look in light of the c
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >> the definition of an iphone could be very different in the newer in future. it's a new technology that allows a person to read text messages on a lens. the lens uses wireless technology to receive instant messages and images from cell phones and computers. the technology could be available to consumers in a couple of years. >> let's get one last check on the weather with leigh glaser. >> leigh: back east, the first snows of the season getting ready to hit the great lakes, towards minneapolis. 33 degrees tomorrow. they're expecting six inches of snow. denver also, tricky travel. snow expected. 24 degrees and rain in seattle, 46 expected high. now, if you're traveling across california, remember that dense fog throughout the sawn -- san joaquin valley tomorrow morning. by tomorrow afternoon wi you should start to see sunshine. l.a. very warm tomorrow. 70 degrees. palm springs, 74. high pressure building in, bringing us offshore winds and also into southern california so red flag warning is up for the l.a. basin, ventura county, the mountains there, as well as san fernando valley, santa monica.
PBS
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
on everything from the disruptive effect of technology to the acoustics of punching music venues, i am pleased to have him back on this program. welcome. >> good to be back here. >> rose: so tell me what this is. >> i mean it is part memoir. >> a bit of memoir stuff, not a lot but a little bit, it is mainly about music, how the context of music finds itself in, affects what the music turns out to be. >> rose: what do you mean by context? >> there is a lot of them. >> right. >> okay. and i didn't set out to write that, i started writing some essays and things and i realized, wow, this is what it is about that it could be the stage, performing on a stage, the fact that you have to do something live performing in front of other people and it could be the acoustics of the live venue, whether it is reverb brandt space like a cathedral r a little club in nashville .. it could be the finances of trying to be a musician, trying to be a composer and make a little of it and that narrows down and defines what you can reasonably do. you can have the same ambitions but they are going t going to k- they ar
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
drive. that office houses the university of management and technology. it's a private university that offers associate, bachelor and master's programs. cardboard hasplaced on the university's windows tonight. the fbi confirms it searched two -- served two search warrants but will not say what they're looking for. >>> a search is on for the driver whoa ran over two people who were walking in gaithersburg and killed one of them. montgomery county police say the victims were brothers. they were hit around 1:00 this morning. on west diamond avenue. and a short time later, police did find a car. it was a black honda civic. it had been abandoned outside an auto parts store nearby where the victims were hit. the windshield and hood both caved in. the victim told the police he and his brother did get a ride in the black honda and they believe it was the same car that then hit them. >>> we have more now on a story first reported here on news4 about cutting tolls for the new intercounty connector in half. they think it would cost less than more people would use it. new reaction to the idea
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
some of that has to do with women holding professional jobs, but also because of new technology that gets the work done faster and frees up people's time. >> there you go. >>> well, an eighth grade girl cooked up a campaign to take on the maker of the easy bake oven. 13-year-old mckenna pope posted a video on change.org. she says her 4-year-old brother gavin loves to cook, but all the toys are marketed to girls. pope says this is not the message that hasbro should be sending to kids. >> why are women in the kitchen and guys working? that's basically what hasbro is saying. really, this company that i've grown to love so much, would resort to conforming to societal gender roles? like, i don't see why. >> pope hopes her appeal will convince hasbro to make a gender neutral oven in time for christmas. hasbro has not commented on the video. >> they've obviously redone it because it didn't look like that when i was a kid. they can redo it again, i guess. >> 13 years old. making a big case. >>> why today history will be made in maryland. >> plus, new information out there morning about
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am EST
around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow at special 30% savings. introduce us to your partner here. >> this is pa pri shah. she's in awesome shape. >> tell us about the workout you are going to perform. >> the work out, first of all, this is a warm up. this is jump the rope. during the holidays, you put on extra pounds. we are trying to show you how to burn them off. >> i'm backing up. she'll whip me. >> i'm okay. >> keep going. >> what is this working? >> jumping rope, it allows you to get your cardiogoing. you turn it from the wrest, not the shoulders and lock the ab in. pushing up on the calf, you are working your calf. >> this could be a total body workout? >> total body. hips, abs, cal vs. >> are we going to do a squat? >> yeah. we are doing a double up. it shows how we work the quads and come up and bring the
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >>> we're back with tonight's "outer circle" where we reach out to our sources from all over the world. to seoul where they are getting ready to react to an expected missile launch by north korea this month. paula hancocks is following this story. i asked her what more we know about north korea's plans. >> tom, a
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
. dual warmth comforters. all designed around the sleep number bed: a bed with dual-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. in the name of human individuality: the sleep number collection. discover how our sleep professionals can individualize your sleep experience. exclusively at one of our 400 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow at special 30% savings. >>> half past the hour. look at your headlines right now. breaking news on the fiscal cliff talks. president obama and john boehner met face-to-face at the white house to try to prevent the fiscal cliff. now just 23 days away. e details on their conversations, but reps for both sides say the lines of communication remain open. at least four republican senators support a tax hike on wealthy americans. >> what we have done is spent ourselves into a hole and we're not going to raise taxes and borrow money and get out of it. so will i accept a tax increase as
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 3:00pm PST
this? >> why did he get the idea? it was a way to make a cheap and affordable technology people could use to survey the lands they live in. especially in the hazardous terrains. right now the technology and process is very expensive and can cost upwards of $1,000 just to clear one single mine. not to mention that many of these need to be detonated manually. but this mine has an internal gps as well. i want to point this out. where it tracks the areas that it's cleared so you know how many mines it has cleared. but skeptics say, look, it is still a work in progress and it might not be suitable for all terrains. that being said, i want to take a listen to a part of the video where you actually see the -- >> yeah, let's do it. >> with each detonation the device loses one leg. it could destroy several land mines in one journey. >> so it just loses one to two legs? >> one to two legs, don. when he says cheap, it is about $40. so we are talking thousands of dollars versus $40. >> you're kidding me. >> princess diana, that was her thing. >> we don't hear that much about them anymore. >> the
PBS
Dec 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
and russia. it's believed they discussed ways to cancel the launch. the ships have technology to track missiles. they're also considering raising the country's alert status by one notch. >>> euro zone finance ministers approved a loan just last week. now the greeks have announced one way they will use the funds. what's the latest? >> one of the requirements for greek receiving the bailout fund is they cut down their debt. they will buy back government bonds a t a discount. greek officials said on monday they will purchase the bonds from private financial institutions. they will pay 30 to 40% of the original price before the bonds mature. the announcement came a week after euro zone finance ministers agreed to offer 43.7 billion euros. that's about $57 billion. greek officials said the creditor institutions will receive bonds issued by the euro zone's bail out fund instead of cash. the buy back program is a condition leaders must fulfill to receive the next cash infusion. the success depends on the bond holders. finance chiefs met in brussels to discuss how to proceed with extending eig
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 7:00pm PST
the technologies here can, of course, also be used in the daily life for cars, for houses, for heating systems, cooling systems and so on. >> simon: while the technology was being fine-tuned, andre spent months inside a simulator to learn how to fly the plane himself. then, short flights to and from a military air base in switzerland. the alps provided a breathtaking backdrop, but they weren't in it for the scenery. they wanted altitude and distance. they took it out of switzerland to belgium and paris, where they created quite a stir flying by the eiffel tower. but for once, the french didn't complain, "solar impulse" was so quiet and elegant. but the biggest challenge was flying at night. were they ready? yes, said piccard, and he announced to the team that andre would be in the cockpit. >> piccard: andre will stay up there now as long as we can. >> simon: and off he went into the night. for eight hours, andre flew in darkness over switzerland. andre could see nothing, so the team on the ground had to track winds, squalls, battery levels. watching this creature in the air, long after the sun
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